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Sunriver may seek Deschutes County room tax dollars

The Sunriver Service District Board holds a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to consider a proposal by the resort community’s police and fire chiefs to seek a share of Deschutes County room-tax revenues to deal with tourism-related expenses and other long-term needs.

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OSU president: Cascades campus needs expansion funding

Oregon State University President Edward Ray called Tuesday night for an infusion of state support for facilities and infrastructure on OSU’s expanding OSU-Cascades campus and for the university to achieve aggressive student success strategies by 2020.

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Bend-area home prices up 13 percent over year

CoreLogic® a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, released Tuesday its Home Price Index and HPI Forecast™ data for March, which shows home prices are up both year over year and month over month, nationwide and in the Bend Metro area.

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Bend-La Pine Schools drop Troy Field zone change request

A month after Bend city councilors granted Bend-La Pine Schools a one-month delay in an expected vote to reject a zoning change for Troy Field, the school district said Tuesday it is withdrawing its application, thus avoiding what earlier threatened to become a costly, public legal battle over the field's fate.

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Walden to discuss opioid epidemic during Bend visit

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Bend, heads to Bend on Wednesday to host a roundtable discussion on opioids with drug prevention advocates from Central Oregon. 

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Bend man injured in 55-foot jump recovering at hospital

The wife of a Bend man seriously injured when he jumped 55 feet into Blue Pool at Tamolich Falls in Linn County said Tuesday he is expected to make a full recovery, but it will take some time. She also wanted to thank the others who helped him after Sunday's accident.

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Bend offers your lawn a WaterWise assist

As you get your lawn ready for summer- are you being efficient with your water usage? The average person uses anywhere from 60-100 gallons of water per day.

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East Coast investors may bring more jobs to Prineville mill

An East Coast investment company is looking to acquire an interest in Consolidated Companies, a family-owned lumber company in New Jersey with a small mill in Prineville.

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Police rescue fleeing Redmond teen who jumped in canal

A 16-year-old Redmond boy who escaped from a Prineville treatment center ran from Redmond police Sunday night, jumped into an irrigation canal and swam away, officers said. He fought one officer who got help pulling him from the canal before it reached a dangerous spillway.

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Behind the scenes as Redmond Airport closes

Redmond Municipal Airport kicked off its three-week closure Monday for a major runway repaving project -- but there's plenty of other activity underway, from an "active shooter" drill to lighting and security-camera upgrades.


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